Definitions of prepare

  1. To make all things ready: to take the necessary previous steps; to make one's self ready.
  2. To make ready beforehand.
  3. To make ready, fit, or suitable; to provide, or fit out.
  4. To make ready beforehand: to fit for any purpose: to make ready for use: to adapt: to form: to set or appoint: to provide: to equip.
  5. To make ready beforehand; make ready.
  6. To make or get things or oneself ready.
  7. arrange by systematic planning and united effort; " machinate a plot"; " organize a strike"; " devise a plan to take over the director's office"
  8. prepare ( someone) for a future role or function; " He is grooming his son to become his successor"; " The prince was prepared to become King one day"; " They trained him to be a warrior"
  9. make suitable for eating; of foods
  10. to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery; " prepare a report"; " prepare a speech"
  11. music: lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord; " prepare the discord in bar 139"
  12. lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord; " prepare the discord in bar 139"
  13. To procure as suitable or necessary; to get ready; to provide; as, to prepare ammunition and provisions for troops; to prepare ships for defence; to prepare an entertainment.
  14. To make all things ready; to put things in order; as, to prepare for a hostile invasion.
  15. To make one's self ready; to get ready; to take the necessary previous measures; as, to prepare for death.
  16. A number of things of the same kind, ordinarily used or classed together; a collection of articles which naturally complement each other, and usually go together; an assortment; a suit; as, a set of chairs, of china, of surgical or mathematical instruments, of books, etc.
  17. To make ready; to provide; to procure as suitable; to appoint; to establish.
  18. To make ready for some particular purpose or service; to fit; to adapt; to qualify; to equip; to put things in suitable order; to take the necessary preventive measures.
  19. Prepared.
  20. PREPARER.
  21. Preparedly.
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